Issue details

Youth Employment Programme

To create 100 supernumerary paid work placements within Barnsley Council and Berneslai Homes giving unemployed young people aged 18 – 24yrs the confidence, skills and sector-based work experience necessary to help them secure sustainable employment.


Throughout the programme young people will be offered support including training which develop labour market employability skills.


The aim of the programme is to get young people into a sustainable job or apprenticeship either within the council, Berneslai Homes or with another employer in a growth employment sector.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/02/2021

Decision due: 24 Mar 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Spokesperson Regeneration and Culture

Lead director: Executive Director Place

Department: Place Directorate

Consultation process

Significant internal consultation has been undertaken internally alongside discussions with DWP, Berneslai Homes and the Chamber of Commerce.


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